Eaton's Farm News Service

By: Eaton's Farm News Service

Price: $149.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


Circa 1930s as horses are photographed pullling farm implements. Dozens of vintage prairie agricultural informational sheets, each with its own topic, stored in an original gilt-lettered black Eaton's two-ring binder. Topics are too many to list but include: Seed Grain Testing; The value of registered seed; Reward Wheat; Fall Rye; Growing Corn on the Prairies; Root crops; Ensilage crops; Sunflowers as Ensilage; Crop Rotations; Summerfallow Substitutes; Sweet Clover; Winter Egg Production; Hogs - Goitre and Iodine; The Farm Garden; Asparagus for Every Garden; Growing Fruit on the Prairies; Weeds and Their Control; Clean up! Paint up! Plant up!; Suggested books for the home library; Swat the Fly; Practical Cookery; The School Lunch; Beekeeping Advice; Fire Prevention on the Farm; and much, much more. Pages yellowed with age. Some pages all or partially free of binding. Some contemporary handwritten notes on blank pages at back of binder. A wonderful Canadian prairie collectible packed with timeless practical advice for how to survive on the land.